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2013 Orienteering World Championship: Women’s Relay: wins

Heidi Bagstevold, Mari Fasting and Anne Margrethe Nordberg break the field and win Norway’s fifth world title (1968, 1987, 1999, 2009, 2013) by one minute and 14 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Men’s Relay: Russia wins

Alexei Bortnik, Valentin Novikov and with a great anchor leg by Dmitriy Tsvetkov helps Team Russia pick up their fourth world title (2006, 2007, 2011, 2013), by 50 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championships: Relay Men & Women

Orienteering, the sport requiring navigational skills using a maps and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and unfamiliar terrain, makes it’s way to the United States and to Universal Sports. Orienteers will race against the clock and themselves in a series of short, distance and relay events testing their map and compass skills over three days from the 8th of July until the 13th of July.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 5000m Relay: Team CAN wins after KOR penalty

During the 5000m relay of 2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships, Team CAN was given the win after a Korean skater bumped into a Canadian in the 9th lap, nearly causing catastrophe. CAN finished with a time of 6:51.37.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Women’s 3000m Relay: Team China wins in controversial finish

Team China won the race after a skater collided with one of team Korea, sending them to the ground with only 3 laps left to go. Chinese team member Wang Meng won the overall WC.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #3: L&M 1000m, L&M 3000m Relay, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #2: L&M 500m, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #1: L&M 1500m, L 3000m Relay

The skaters compete on a 111.12-meter oval track on a standard size ice rink (30m x 60m), with 8-m radius circles in the curves.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Team Norway interview

Team Norway takes about how it feels to defend their title at this years world championships.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Norway defends title

Skiers Asle Tord Gjerdalen, Eldar Roenning, Sjur Roethe, and Petter Northug, represented Team Norway in the 2013 Nordic World Ski Championships in Val de Fiemme. They finished with a total time of 1:41:37.2, with the best time coming from skier Sjur Roethe. Noway has won the event every year since 2001.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Men Relay 4×10 km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Women’s 4×5 relay: Norway wins

Heidi Weng started the charge, but then Therese Johaug lost it to Kowalczyk (POL). Kristin Stoermer Steria took it back and Marit Bjoergen held on for the win, Team USA finished fourth.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Ladies Relay 4x5km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: RUS wins Men’s 5000m Relay

Just when it seemed like the Russians were done for, they managed to rally back in the lap to earn a close victory over the Netherlands team. Russia finished with a final time of 6:53.585.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: Team USA wins B Final in 3000m Relay

The women of Team USA finished with a time of 4:17.828, narrowly beating Japan by .162 seconds.

RSA wins men’s 400 relay in Paralympics

The RSA, lead by Oscar Pistorius, defeated the champion USA team and set a new world record – with a time of 41.78

2012 Diamond League Zurich: USA wins Men’s 4x100m relay

In a non-Diamond League race, Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon, Tyson Gay and Ryan Bailey (USA) defeated the Jamaican team — minus Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt — by .17 seconds.

Felix delight as U.S. scorch to relay gold

Francena McCorory (USA), left, takes the hand off from Allyson Felix (USA) in the women’s 4x400m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix claimed her third gold medal of the Games as the United States outclassed their […]

More Bolt gold as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt (JAM), Yohan Blake (JAM), Michael Frater (JAM) and Nesto Carter (JAM) pose with their new world record after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt ended his London […]

U.S. women scorch to relay record

Carmelita Jeter (USA), Tianna Madison (USA) and Allyson Felix (USA) and Bianca Knight (USA) pose with their world record after winning the gold for the women’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United States smashed a […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

U.S. women’s medley relay gold

AUSA swimmer Dana Vollmer (left), Rebecca Soni (center), and Missy Franklin (right) celebrate as they win the gold medal setting a new world record at 3:52.05 in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Men’s Relay world leading time

In the men’s 4x100m, the American A squad, featuring Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin, scored the win at 37.61 seconds despite some shaky hand-offs.

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Women’s relay trouble

In the 4x100m, the B squad defeated the A squad — which featured Carmelita Jeter and Alyson Felix — due to troublesome hand-offs, which relegated them to a DQ.

U.S. work to end Jamaican relay dominance

Tyson Gay of the U.S. (front) fails to receive the baton from teammate Darvis Patton during their men’s 4 x 100m relay heat at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in this file photo taken August 21, 2008. U.S. sprinters are striving this week to find ways to end a long 4×100 meters relay jinx and […]

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American boys win 4×100 relay

For the third year in a row, Team USA gets the win, as Great Britain has trouble with their hand offs.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American girls win 4×100 relay

For the sixth year in a row, Team USA gets the win, holding onto the lead for most of the race as Great Britain failed the final hand off.

Relay member Dunn withdraws from US team over drug test

Allyson Felix (R) is congratulated by Debbie Dunn after Felix won the Women’s 400 meter dash on day three of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Hayward Field on June 25, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry July 13 (Reuters) – Former U.S. world indoor 400 […]

Rudisha set for Kenyan 400 meters relay team in London

Kenya’s David Rudisha celebrates winning the men’s 800m at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meet, in Doha in this May 11, 2012 file photo. David Rudisha will not try to steal Usain Bolt’s limelight at the London Olympics but the humble Kenyan 800 meters runner has the pedigree to light up the track in a […]

Road To London: USA Sweeps The Penn Relays

Team USA sweeps the world at the legendary Penn Relays, where nearly 115, 000 people came to see track & field’s biggest names compete.

2011 World Youth Championships: Record victory for U.S. in boys medley relay

July 10, 2011: The U.S. team pulls away from Japan and France to win the boys medley relay in a new record time at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×100 relay

Sept. 4, 2011: Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix, Marshevet Myers and Carmelita Jeter deliver the United States a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m relay.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×400 relay

Sept. 3, 2011: Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix lead the United States in a dominant effort for gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Duel in the Pool: U.S. men win medley relay

Dec. 16, 2011: Watch as the U.S. wins the 400m medley relay at the 2011 Duel in the Pool.

Trayvon Bromell and Mary Cain Highlight 2014 IAAF World Juniors

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA Today) Click here for the complete 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships television schedule. By Parker Morse Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season. Starting with a 10.01 100m at […]

2014 Race Unlikely Between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website on Sunday, but the Jamaican world record holder is now unlikely to race against Justin Gatlin this year. The six times Olympic gold […]

Alice Coachman, First Black Female Olympic Champion, Dies at 90

(AP Photo, File) By Max Meyer Alice Coachman, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, died Monday morning. She passed away at an Albany hospital in Georgia, a few months after suffering a stroke in April. She was 90 years old. Coachman won her Olympic gold medal in the high jump at […]

Team USA Roster for IAAF World Junior Championships

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY) INDIANAPOLIS — Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA’s 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The roster includes eight individual medalists from 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA champions and seventeen athletes with […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

Bolt seeks exemption to compete at Commonwealth Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEFF HAYNES (Reuters) – Six time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has made himself available for the Jamaican relay teams at next month’s Commonwealth Games, providing organizers with a potential boost for the multi-sport event’s profile. Bolt has not competed at all this season due to injury and has asked for a medical exemption […]

IAAF will not appeal Gay’s one-year doping ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States’s second-place finish in the 4×100 meters relay at the 2012 London Olympics in jeopardy. Gay, the world’s joint second fastest man, was banned for […]

2014 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports) Universal Sports will broadcast the USATF Outdoor Championships on Saturday, June 28, at 6 PM ET and Sunday, June 29, at 3 PM ET LIVE. CLICK HERE for the complete schedule.  The USATF Outdoor Championships return to “Sac-Town” for 2014. The 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships will bring the nation’s best […]

Despite paralysis, swim star Van Dyken in good spirits at Denver hospital

(Reuters) – Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she was excited to be starting her new life on Wednesday as she arrived partially paralyzed at a hospital near her hometown of Denver for specialist treatment after severing her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Van Dyken, 41, whose six gold medals make her one […]

Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson Have Bans Lifted Pending Appeal

Asafa Powell (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Reuters) – Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson can resume competition pending the outcome of their doping appeals, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Wednesday. Former 100 meters world record holder Powell and Athens Olympics relay champion Simpson were banned 18 months in April after testing positive […]

5 Storylines of the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) By Mike Gustafson This weekend, hundreds of the best swimmers around the country flock west and converge in Santa Clara, California. The Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara commences on Thursday, featuring numerous Olympians, NCAA veterans, post-graduates, club swimmers, high schoolers, and age groupers from all over the world. Huge names […]

Olympic Speed Skater Eddy Alvarez Signs With Chicago White Sox

Eddy Alvarez (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) By Max Meyer Olympic silver medalist Eddy Alvarez signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox, according to a post on his Instagram account. Alvarez, a short-track speed skater, won the silver in the 5,000m relay at the Sochi Olympics. The 24-year-old played college baseball in 2011 […]

Former Olympic Champion Amy Van Dyken Severs Spine in Accident

Amy Van Dyken at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games (AP Photo/David Longstreath) (Reuters) – Former Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken is recovering in a hospital after severing her spine in a quad-bike accident, her family said in a statement on Monday. The family said Van Dyken crashed her all-terrain vehicle on Friday night and […]

Gwen Jorgensen Selected as USOC May Athlete of the Month

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States Olympic Committee today announced Gwen Jorgensen as its female Athlete of the Month for May for her back-to-back gold medals in the ITU World Triathlon Series last month. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.) successfully defended her WTS title in Yokohama on May 17, connecting with the lead pack on […]

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay’s one-year ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, it said on Tuesday. The global agency said the ban, which has been widely criticized in Europe as too lenient, was “compatible with the World Anti-Doping Code.” Gay, the world’s joint second fastest […]

Diamond League Rome Features Speedy Lineup

Justin Gatlin (Scott Olmos-US PRESSWIRE) The 34th edition of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea is shaping up to be a star-studded meeting with one of the best fields ever. Watch on Thursday, June 5th at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Each of the 18 disciplines (nine men events and nine women events) feature […]

Tyson Gay Announces Return After Doping Suspension

Tyson Gay (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) CLICK HERE to see the entire 2014 Diamond League Viewing Schedule.  By Max Meyer American sprinter Tyson Gay will return from his one-year doping ban on July 3 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 31-year-old runner holds the American record in the 100m by clocking a 9.69 in 2009. “Lausanne has always […]

Lawsuit by Gay’s ex-coach ‘baseless’: USADA

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – A lawsuit filed by Tyson Gay’s former coach Jon Drummond, who claims he was falsely accused of supplying the sprinter with performance-enhancing drugs, is ‘baseless’, the United States Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday. The lawsuit comes as USADA is seeking a lifetime ban against Drummond for supplying the joint […]

 
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